A beta version of the PERCEPT system, which uses smartphones as navigation aids, was launched in the Whitmore Administration Building last week.
Splitwise.com provides students with average rent prices based on the location and type of apartment as well as other tools for calculating housing expenses.
The proposition comes as part of a $50 million statewide initiative aimed at climate change preparedness.
Dr. Jim Holden is one of multiple professors in the Five Colleges to try to discover the mysteries of Mars.
Western Massachusetts weighs the positives and negatives of fracking if the practice came to the region.
Biochar is making waves in both the academic and agricultural fields.
Through hourly rental cars and student scholarships, Zipcar hopes to ease the lives of students on campus in a cheap and effective way.
UMass astronomy professor Daniel Wang and a group of international scientists
discovered why the Milky Way’s black hole emits less radiation than previously thought.
New England Complex Systems has pinpointed the ability to judge the mood of an entire city— based solely on tweets.
A food science technology graduate from UMass won first place in a research competition by discovering a faster method to detect pesticide residue.
Ashwin Ramasubramaniam has been awarded a $750,000 grant to aid his research into fuel cells.
UMass will receive $95 million from Massachusetts Life Sciences Center to fund life sciences projects and research.
Annie Leonard, this year’s Earth Day keynote speaker, called students to action against environmental hazards.
Close to 30 students from the University of Massachusetts were part of the protest in Washington, D.C. against the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.
Award-winning Biology professor spoke out about the effects of harmful chemicals on the endocrine system and also received the Chancellor’s medal.
A group of seven UMass students and two UMass alumni volunteered in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, N.Y., last Sunday to help with the ongoing Hurricane Sandy clean-up.
Fewer than 3 percent of targeted fish are making it over dams in the Northeastern U.S.
The University of Massachusetts men’s rugby team is holding a Hurricane Sandy relief benefit on Sunday to raise money for public school systems in Long Island, N.Y.
Local residents should take precautions as the effects of Hurricane Sandy are expected to impact the Amherst area Monday or Tuesday next week.
Ranked 14th out of 25, Amherst is on Yankee Magazine’s list for top foliage towns in New England.